Javier Saade

March 17, 2021 | secon2017
Javier Saade' Bio

Javier Saade is Managing Partner of Impact Master Holdings, a VC focused on working with companies creating values-driven value, and a Venture Partner at Fenway Summer Ventures, a VC that has backed 60+ enterprises innovating at the intersection of finance and technology. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of SoftBank Vision Fund Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: SVFA), Board of Directors of Porch Group (NASDAQ: PRCH) and as Chairman of the Board of GP Funding, Inc., a Rothschild and Presidio-owned financial services company.

Previously, Javier was appointed by President Obama to serve as Associate Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and was its Chief of Investment and Innovation. He was one of the highest-ranking Latinos in government and a national leader focused on sustainable investing, inclusive finance, innovation and economic development.  Javier was also a full-time member of the Biden-Harris Transition Team focused on Treasury and several cross cutting economic issues.

Prior to public service he spent over twenty years in investing, entrepreneurial, operating and C-suite advisory roles at organizations that include, but are not limited to, McKinsey & Company, Bridgewater Associates, GEM Group and Air America, a company he co-founded. Throughout his career, Javier has also served on several private equity and venture-backed boards and as Mentor at Kauffman Foundation’s Fellows Program and Techstars. Javier was also recently on the Board of Advisors of Harvard’s Rock Center for Entrepreneurship.

He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS in Operations & Technology from Illinois Institute of Technology and a BS in Industrial Management from Purdue University.